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Hitchcock Police Department: UCR Frequently Asked Questions

Uniform Crime Reporting

Items Rating Hits
Are agency populations provided by the Bureau of the Census?   6042
Are there exceptions to the Hierarchy Rule?   7226
For UCR reporting purposes, can a male be raped?   8077
For which categories (e.g., penal, prosecution, arrest, conviction) are statistics collected through the UCR Program?   5781
How can I compare the UCR Program's findings with that of the NCVS?   6145
How can I find out how my city compares to other cities?   6073
How can I find out what statistics and publications the UCR Program has available for public use?   6141
How do UCR and NCVS differ?   7511
I was looking in a table in Crime in the United States, 2003, and didn't see a column to list my city's Crime Index. Why?   5722
Is UCR participation mandatory?   6475
The UCR Program details reported crime. Is there any program in operation which attempts to address unreported crime?   8867
To what extent are crime statistics reported to the UCR Program?   5539
What are classifying and scoring?   6122
What is an exceptional clearance?   13349
What is the Hierarchy Rule?   14307
What is the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program?   5545
When and how was the Program implemented?   6111
Which specific crimes are reported to the UCR Program, and why were these crimes identified for reporting?   5910
Why and how are crimes estimated for publication in Crime in the United States?   5380